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Golfsmith swings into valley; Freakin’ Frog offers specials as hiatus nears

Golfsmith International has opened a store as part of the Downtown Summerlin project, which opened Oct. 9.

A golf-store giant is in full swing in Las Vegas, and its arrival will be highlighted by giveaways and a contest. Elsewhere, eateries centered on burgers and seafood emerged; a bar-and-beer-store fixture near UNLV plans sales and events, and ...

Preparing for an Ebola outbreak

Licensed clinician Hala Fawal practices drawing blood from a patient using a dummy Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed an introductory training course for licensed clinicians.

They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can offer. But with them arrives a risk to us — invisible, yet potentially just as dangerous as the weapons that the airport security system is designed to detect. The threat is an outbreak of contagious disease like Ebola, and Las Vegas is more vulnerable to it than ...

New development’s rise from dust of Clarion’s impending implosion could come at right time

The Clarion on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.

The recently shuttered resort is scheduled for implosion in January, and its new owner is planning to open a mixed-use development in its space, making for an exciting time in that corridor.

The Notes: Oct. 19-25

In the Notes: Union Village, Valley Health System, Skyline Exhibits, Nevada State Bank, Boyd Gaming, League of American Bicyclists, Desert Research Institute and more ...

The Data: Oct. 19-25

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How to get focused at work

How to get focused at work

Experts share tricks and philosophies to help you stay on task and be more productive.

Help wanted: Good worker for fun-sounding job

Despite the swagger that a great job title can bring at a high school reunion, a local team manager said recruiters aren’t impressed by titles.

Center looks out for Southern Nevada’s visually impaired

The Blind Center of Nevada provides job training and activities for visually impaired individuals. Clockwise from left are Dennis Humes, director of operations; Shanna Sabet, director of development, marketing and public relations; Todd Imholte, director of sales; and President Cory Nelson

The nonprofit Blind Center of Nevada, operating in Las Vegas since 1955, helps its members be more independent. After the recession, it had to get creative and make itself more independent.

People on the Move: Oct. 19-25

In the People: Nikki Ganger, Clyde Smith, Dr. Jason Jaeger, Dr. Bobby Moore, Terry Shirey, Anthony Cabot, Nancy Wood, Glennyce Nelson, Theo Smith, Amanda El-Takrori, Michelle Chatigny, Jennifer Martinez, Andra Berry, Randy Robison, Ken Andriessen, Mark Martino, Kenda vonHamm and more ...

As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders

An exterior view of Caesars Palace on Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to reduce its debt and stave off what some see as near certain bankruptcy. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the casino company announced that ...

Federal judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract

This Sept. 22, 2011, file photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City NJ. Its owners and main casino workers union are clashing over the company's demand for substantial union givebacks and government aid in return for keeping the casino open past November 2014.

The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort voiced optimism Friday that they can avoid closing the struggling casino after a federal bankruptcy court judge voided its contract with ...

Same-sex marriage welcomed by Strip resorts, tourism officials

Caesars Entertainment properties celebrate the first legal same-sex wedding performed at the Flamingo on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. It was followed by a champagne toast on the High Roller observation wheel at the Linq Promenade.

At the Aria’s wedding chapel, spouses-to-be can choose from two lounges in which to prepare themselves for the big ceremony: one for grooms and another for brides. Their layouts evoke traditional gender expectations, with the guys getting a pool table and the larger bride’s lounge boasting plenty of mirrors. Now that same-sex marriage is legal in Nevada, the lounge layout might give pause in ...

MGM Resorts selling Gold Strike in Jean

The Gold Strike hotel and casino in Jean is shown in this file photo.

MGM Resorts International announced today it has entered into an agreement to sell the Gold Strike in Jean to JETT Gaming, a slot machine route company ...

Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

In this Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, a line of unsold 2013 Chargers sits at a Dodge dealership in Littleton, Colo. Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires. The largest of the recalls issued on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, covers nearly 470,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Chrysler 300s, and Dodge Chargers, Challengers and Durangos from 2011 through 2014. The alternators can fail, causing the 3.6-liter V6 engines to stall unexpectedly.

Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires. The recalls, posted Thursday by U.S. safety regulators, push the total number of recalls so far this year ...

You’re not a kid anymore: Program uses role play to teach students about finance

Students make decisions about education expenses at the Capital One Junior Achievement Finance Park at the Las Vegas Library Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. The program teaches financial responsibility through role play. Students are given jobs, salaries, bills and other limitations with the goal of learning how to manage money.

What's the best way teach kids the value of a dollar? In the Capital One Junior Achievement Finance Park program, the answer is to bring them face-to-face with the monetary decisions their parents face on a ...